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Aerial view of Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay on a sunny, summer's day
Aerial view of Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay on a sunny, summer's day

Elie Holiday Park

Shell Bay - a hidden gem and a family favourite

Elie Holiday Park

Nestled behind a wide expanse of dunes and a sweeping sandy beach, multi-award-winning Elie Holiday Park at Shell Bay is a true hidden gem.

Voted as the Best Visitor Attraction in Fife by Kingdom FM listeners and awarded Scotland's Best Family Holiday Park runner up, families have been enjoying holidays here for generations and are attracted by the unique location, fantastic entertainment, abundance of wildlife and the exciting Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park. Childhood memories are made here.

From morning ‘til dusk, there is so much to do and see. You can walk the coastal path, go rock-pooling, spot seals lolloping in the Forth, spy deer bobbing between the trees and, if you’re lucky, you may even see a rare red squirrel! Kids can go wild at the Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park and enjoy the Smugglers' Cove Games Room.

Couples will also love Elie Holiday Park. Explore the picturesque fishing villages, enjoy a walk around Ruddons Point (Site of Special Scientific Interest) and catch one of the local summertime festivals.

And of course, no holiday to Fife would be complete without a spectacular boat trip to the breathtaking Isle of May National Nature Reserve from neighbouring Anstruther.

Wake-up to some of the very best barista coffee in the East Neuk at The Mirador Café, sample the tasty menu at the Kincraig View Restaurant and enjoy live entertainment at family friendly Ruddons Bar

Free high speed Wifi is available in the lodges and holiday homes and for a small charge on the touring/tent field. 

Kincraig View Restaurant

We invite you to relax and enjoy a delicious menu, freshly prepared and expertly created using the very best produce which, wherever possible, is sourced locally. We offer a choice of tempting dishes (including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options). Look out for our tasty range of Gourmet Burgers. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the Kincraig View Restaurant.

Interior of the Kincraig View Restaurant at Elie Holiday Park
Interior of the Kincraig View Restaurant at Elie Holiday Park

Ruddons Bar

At the heart of Elie Holiday Park is family friendly Ruddons Bar. Home to some of Scotland's best band, singers and acts you can enjoy sounds of the 60s and 70s through to the chart topping hits of the 80s, 90s, 00s and today. Well behaved dogs are welcome.

Interior of Ruddons Bar at Elie Holiday Park
Interior of Ruddons Bar at Elie Holiday Park

The Mirador Café and Takeaway

The Mirador Café and Takeaway at Elie Holiday Park serves some of the very best barista coffee in the East Neuk of Fife together with tasty pastries, home baking, breakfast choices, top notch takeaway favourites and ice cream. It's the perfect spot to grab a tasty takeaway if you're walking the Fife Coastal Path. Well behaved dogs are welcome.

Customers sitting outside The Mirador Cafe on a sunny day
Customers sitting outside The Mirador Cafe on a sunny day

The Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park

The Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park at Elie Holiday Park, Shell Bay, reflects the area’s connection with famous Lower Largo sailor, Alexander Selkirk. The impressive galleon is surrounded by palm trees and takes the form of a two-masted sailing ship linked to a fantasy desert island.

Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park at Elie Holiday Park
Robinson Crusoe Adventure Park at Elie Holiday Park

Smugglers' Cove Games Room

From driving games to air hockey, a pool table and traditional arcades, there's plenty to keep everyone entertained at the Smugglers' Cove Games Room (located next to Ruddons Bar).

Family having fun in the Smugglers Cove Games Room at Elie Holiday Park
Family having fun in the Smugglers Cove Games Room at Elie Holiday Park

Lodges with hot tubs

Holiday homes

Touring and tent pitches

Entertainment

Check out the latest entertainment at Elie Holiday Park.

Tongue and Groove band members
Tongue and Groove band members

Elie Holiday Park

Elie Holiday Park - Main Map
Elie Holiday Park - Main Map
Elie Holiday Park - Touring and Tent Field
Elie Holiday Park - Forth View Touring Map

Contactless Check-in

Family arriving at holiday home with luggage
Family arriving at holiday home with luggage

Recent Google reviews

See what our guests have to say...

Absolutely a fantastic clean site! Views are stunning. The beach is 5 minutes away, lots of dog walking routes and a huge play area for children. A cafe, shop, bar and a restaurant - all immaculate with friendly staff! We stayed in a Castaway beach caravan with a veranda. Fabulous location for us having a dog , enjoyed been nearer the beach rather the the play area.

Gail GregsonStayed at Elie Holiday Park

First time using Elie Holiday Park this week and we absolutely loved it. The beach is very accessible and the area is lovely, not far from St Andrews and Leven (both worth a visit). The holiday park serves food pretty much all day and is of good standard, my two boys of 9 and 13 always had a choice of food they liked. The entertainment/bar and amusement centre was great. The touring pitches were nice and flat, no issues whatsoever and the facilities were more than adequate (and clean). A lovely site which is child and dog friendly, highly recommended.

RM86Stayed at Elie Holiday Park

In one word beautiful site. Caravan was tidy. Loads of museums nearby and attractions especially if you like fishing...loads of harbours nearby. The toilets in the club were clean and tidy will go again.

Charlie WrightStayed at Elie Holiday Park

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Summer 80s party at Elie Holiday Park
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Free Papa Johns tasters at St Andrews Holiday Park
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Autumn sunshine at Shell Bay, Elie Holiday Park.
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Award-winning holiday parks

Book with confidence knowing that we've been creating smiles for over 70 years.

Premier Park 2022

Elie Holiday Park - independently assessed as one of the finest campsites in the UK

2021 Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice

Recognised for consistently receiving excellent reviews

Scottish Outdoor & Leisure Awards

Four times a finalist - One time runner up

David Bellamy Bee Friendly Award

Honey bee friendly holiday parks

VisitScotland

Our holiday parks have been quality assured by VisitScotland